Designing Interaction with Line-based Shape Changing UIs
Ken Nakagaki, Sean Follmer and Hiroshi Ishii
We propose a novel Shape Changing Interface which has the form of a “Line". Lines have several interesting characteristics from the perspective of interaction design: abstractness of data representation; a variety of inherent interactions / affordances; and constraints as boundaries or borderlines. By utilising such aspects of lines together with the added capability of shape-shifting, we present various applications in different scenarios such as shape changing cords, mobiles, body constraints, and data manipulation to investigate the design space of line-based shape changing interfaces.
*This project was conducted at Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab. project page